Planting Seeds in the Spring

On Sunday, I planted some seeds before it started raining. It began raining about one hour after I finished planting. It was perfect timing.


This year I planted carrots, spinach, and Japanese mustard spinach.

I used to grow more vegetables but now I know I can’t look after them properly and limiting the number.

I wanted to grow carrots because they were eaten a lot in long-lived villages that Dr. Shoji Kondo discovered.

Japanese mustard spinach is high in calcium, and one of the few plant-based calcium sources.


The Ikigai Diet: The Secret Japanese Diet to Health and Longevity

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